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The International Research Conference "Voltaires Readings - 2014" will be held in the National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg, October 6 through 8, 2014. The theme of the conference will be "Russian and Western European Enlightenment. In memory of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kopanev"
We are looking forward to welcoming you in our Library in October 2014!

The National Library of Russia presents the exhibition Hebrew manuscripts in the National Library of Russia. It is an account of the Library's collection which ranks amongst the best collections in the world.

We are also pleased to announce the exhibition Books from Faust's Study: the Compendium of Medieval Astrology and Nuremberg Chronicle that shows some of the most noteworthy items in our collection of European early printed books.

Music Gifts for the Russian Emperors
See music manuscripts presented to the Russian Emperors.
Life of St. Sergius of Radonezh
View the medieval manuscript online.
See a presentation of several exhibitions held at the library.
Digital Library
The resource provides access to NLR electronic materials.

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